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BitTorrent and uTorrent Hit by Hackers

Gadgehit writes: "Popular file-sharing websites BitTorrent and uTorrent, which are owned by the same company, were attacked by hackers earlier today. The hackers replaced the download of the file-sharing software with a program that popped up fake virus warnings."

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rataranian4631d ago

flippin Haji man. He always effs everything up.

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Comcast throttling BitTorrent was no big deal, FCC says

Net neutrality rules unnecessary because ISPs will do the right thing, Pai says.

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arstechnica.com
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395,000 uTorrent Forum Accounts Put Up For Sale By Hackers

In June, it was revealed that uTorrent's forums had been hacked, putting at risk the personal details of hundreds of thousands of users. Now it being reported that the database has been put up for sale on a darknet marketplace. The package is said to contain almost 395,000 accounts but data is cheap. The asking price? Just one bitcoin.

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torrentfreak.com
Settler2810d ago

I'm wondering what information they going to get, as the password are encrypted

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The Pirate Bay offline for 24 hours due to technical problems (Update)

The Pirate Bay has been offline for 24 hours, causing concern among many BitTorrent users. The TPB team is aware of the situation and says the problems are being caused by technical issues, so the site is likely to rebounce soon.

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torrentfreak.com
micx2992d ago

This must have been a huge scare in the torrenting community.